TwitterName: Kathleen Hersey
Sport: Swimming
Height: 5’11”
Current Residence: Atlanta, Georgia
College: University of Texas

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 8th place in the 200m butterfly
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 4th place in the 200m butterfly
Career Highlights:
  • Won the 200m fly and finished fifth in the 100m fly at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships
  • Earned the 200m fly national title at the 2010 CP National Championships while also placing third in the 100m fly
  • Placed ninth in the 200m fly at the 2009 FINA World Championships

Fun Facts: Nicknamed Legs because her friends all say she is so tall and has such long legs ... Has a dog named Hoover ... When she was younger, wanted to be a princess ... Drives a 1981 Mercedes Diesel ... Favorite show is Grey's Anatomy

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